Long Covid Kids in the News 

Long Covid Kids In The Press

Longhaulers are being heard.  Members of our group in the news.

February 24th 2021

BYLINE TIMES

The advocacy group Long COVID Kids now has more than 1,700 children as members, and it is growing fast. If we are to assess risk on behalf of children, surely we need to know the prevalence of Long COVID in them and whether it has any detrimental impact on their long-term health?

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February 5th 2021

BYLINE TIMES

Parents of suffering children believe that the Government should run an education campaign to explain that children are at risk. They believe that the Government is not doing so out of a fear it would cause mass panic. But ongoing silence leaves children at risk. 

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February 5th 2021

BBC NEWS

A mum has described how it was "horrendous to watch" as her son and daughter suffered the debilitating effects of so-called long Covid.

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January 19th 2021

Our founder Sammie shares her personal story of Long Covid..

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December 15th 2020

Vox News 

The many strange long-term symptoms of COVID-19, explained

Lois Parshley.

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November 18th 2020

BBC NEWS

BBC’s Nicola Haseler spoke to members of Long Covid Kids & highlights the need for the NHS to provide Long Covid clinics for children.

Nicola Haseler

February 19th 2021

CHANNEL 4 NEWS

About one in ten people with Covid continue to experience symptoms after 12 weeks. There are some who have been experiencing symptoms for almost a year – many unable to work, others, even children, having to use a wheelchair. We’ve been out to meet families wondering when, and if, they or their loved ones will ever get better.

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February 5th 2021

BBC NEWCASTLE RADIO

A mum has described how it was "horrendous to watch" as her son and daughter suffered the debilitating effects of so-called long Covid.

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January 25th 2021

CHANNEL 4 NEWS

Sammie Mcfarland explains why wellbeing must be placed into the heart of education before children return to school.

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January 17th 2021

ITV NEWS

Long Covid: Mum warns about protecting children as her family are still suffering ten months on.

January 15th 2021

THE SUN

A GROWING number of parents say their children are still suffering horrific symptoms linked to COVID-19 months after falling sick, a Sun investigation can reveal.

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November 25th, 2020

Three Counties Radio

Discussing Long Covid in Children, our reality. 

Nicola Haseler BBC  

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November 17th 2020

BBC LOOK EAST

Parents need answers, and for that we need research.

Nicola Haseler

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February 15th 2021

SKY NEWS

There are now calls for the condition to be recognised as an "occupational disease" for frontline workers - while concerns have been voiced about the long-term effect of the virus on some children.

So what's it like to be struggling with long COVID nearly a year after contracting the virus - and when could the symptoms finally subside?

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February 5th 2021

ITV NEWS

Parents of children suffering from long term effects of Covid call for greater awareness.

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January 22nd 2021

ITV WEST COUNTRY

A mother and her 14-year-old daughter from Dorset say they can now barely get out of bed because of the effects of Long Covid.

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January 2021

BBC RADIO SOLENT

Long Covid & young people. 

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January 14th 2021

PLANET RADIO

Hundreds of children suffering with 'Long Covid'

Paediatricians have warned that hundreds of children are suffering from Long Covid.

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November 20th 2020

Channel 5

Parents need answers, and for that we need research.

Jessica Savage

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October 31st 2020

DAILY MAIL

It's not just adults, now children are being hit by long-term Covid too - despite experts mantra that they're more likely to get hit by a bus than suffer severely from the virus.